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Philadelphia, PA: Patronal Feast Day of Joy of All Who Sorrow Church - 11/08/19

On Wednesday, November 6, the clergy and parishioners of Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Church in Philadelphia, PA, celebrated their patronal feast day.


San Francisco, CA: Bishop Nicholas takes part in Consecration of Archimandrite James (Corazza) as Bishop of Sonora - 11/06/19

On Wednesday, November 6, the patronal feast day of Holy Virgin "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Diocesan Cathedral in San Francisco, CA, His Eminence Kyrill, Archbishop of San Francisco & Western America, led the consecration of Archimandrite James (Corazza) as Bishop of Sonora, second vicar of the Western American Diocese.


Newark, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Kazan Church - 11/06/19

On Monday, November 4, the feast of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Our Lady of Kazan Church in Newark, NJ, where he led its patronal feast day.


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion’s Namesday celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 11/06/19

On Sunday, November 3, the feast day of Venerable Hilarion of the Kiev Caves, the namesday of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, was celebrated at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Utica, NY: Bishop Luke celebrates Divine Liturgy in St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church - 11/05/19

On Sunday, November 3, His Grace Luke, Bishop of Syracuse, paid an archpastoral visit to St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church in Utica, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.


Buffalo, NY: Bishop Luke leads 50th Anniversary Celebrations of Sts. Theodore Church - 11/05/19

On October 26-27, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Luke of Syracuse, came from Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY to Saints Theodore Church in Buffalo, NY, where he led the celebrations in honor of the parish church’s 50th anniversary


"Precious in the Sight of the Lord is the Death of His Saints:" Pilgrimage to Brother Jose Muñoz-Cortes’ Grave at Holy Trinity Monastery - 11/03/19

In 2019, the children of the Church mark the 37th anniversary of the appearance of the myrrh-streaming Montreal-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God (November 24, 1982), the 22nd anniversary of the martyric death of its guardian, Brother Jose Muñoz-Cortes (October 31, 1997), and the 12th anniversary of the appearance of the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God (October 6, 2007).


Jordanville, NY: Bishop Luke celebrates Namesday at Holy Trinity Monastery - 11/02/19

On October 31, the Holy Church commemorates the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke. This is the namesday of Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Luke of Syracuse, who served as abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery and rector of Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY.


Methuen, MA: St. Xenia Parish holds Annual Fall Festival - 11/01/19

On Thursday, October 31, the eve of the feast of Righteous John of Kronstadt, the parish of St. Xenia Church in Methuen, MA held its annual fall festival.


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Holy Fathers Church - 10/30/19

On October 27, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Fathers Church in New York City, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day.


Announcements
Notice Regarding the Suspension of Archpriest Alexander Belya - 11/07/19

It is our sorrowful duty to confirm to parishioners and friends of Saint John the Forerunner Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York, that the suspended Archpriest Alexander Belya, formerly rector of the parish, turning his back on his native and persecuted Ukrainian Orthodox Church, with whom the Russian Church Abroad is in full accord, has uncanonically departed from his ecclesiastical obedience...


United Men’s Choir of Russian Church Abroad Singers will hold Concerts in Greater New York - 11/03/19

In December, divine services and concerts will be held featuring the singing of the Synodal Tsar Nicholas the Passion-Bearer Singers, joined by singers from the male choirs of the Dioceses of Western America and Australia & New Zealand.


Thanksgiving Appeal to benefit the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR - 10/25/19

Thanksgiving Day is a special occasion, when we gather in our churches and in our homes to give thanks to the Lord for the multitude of earthly and spiritual benefits bestowed upon us. At the same time, we remember those who are in need.


Appeal to Support Saint Herman Youth Conference - 10/25/19

St. Herman Conference and similar youth gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for the younger generation to better acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of their Orthodox Faith and solidify bonds of friendship with other young people in the bosom of the Mother Church.


Huntsville, AL: Reader Michael McKenney reposed in the Lord - 10/30/19

On Sunday October 27, after a lengthy battle with cancer, Reader Michael McKenney (Dr. William McKenney) reposed in the Lord. He was 63 years old. Reader Michael taught business at Eastern Kentucky University, the University of Mississippi, and at Bethel University in Tennessee.


Delegates on the Visitation of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God to Kursk in 2018 - 10/05/19

From Saturday, September 22, to Wednesday, October 3, 2018 a delegation of the Russian Church Aboard, led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited the Diocese of Kursk with the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God. Delegation participants shared their impressions with journalist Nina Stavitskaya.


New York/Washington, DC: Russian Church Abroad pay Tribute to U.S. Victims of 9/11 Attacks - 09/15/19

On Wednesday, September 11, the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) commemorated victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, according to the senior priest of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, Archpriest Andrei Sommer.


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